KYNN O. LEBRILLO Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering-II Recreational Activities/Groupings: 1. Bricolage Also known as DIY (Do-It-Yourself), are some of the terms describing the building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals. DIY is defined as behaviors where individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment. Examples of Bricolage are: o Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible features of an area of land. o Pottery is the process and the products of forming vessels and other objects with clay and other ceramic materials, which are fired at high temperatures to give them a hard, durable form. 2. Games Any structured form of play could become a game. Games are played sometimes purely for recreation, sometimes for achievement or monetary rewards as well. Example of Games: o Board games are traditionally a subset of tabletop games that involve counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules. o A puzzle is a game, problem, or toy that tests a person's ingenuity or knowledge. In a puzzle, the solver is expected to put pieces together in a logical way, in order to arrive at the correct or fun solution of the puzzle. 3. Outdoor Recreation Recreation engaged in out of doors, most commonly in natural settings. Examples of Outdoor Recreation: o Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish. o Backpacking is the outdoor recreation of carrying gear on one's back, while hiking for more than a day. It is often but not always an extended journey 4. Performing arts Performing arts refers to forms of art in which artists use their voices, bodies or inanimate objects to convey artistic expression. Examples of Performing Arts: o Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement. This movement has aesthetic and symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and observers within a particular culture. o Music is composed and performed for many purposes, ranging from recreation, religious or ceremonial purposes, or for entertainment. 5. Visual arts The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, design, crafts, and architecture. Examples of Visual Arts: o Drawing is a form of visual art in which one uses various drawing instruments to mark paper or another two-dimensional medium. o Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support"). 6. Service Activities Also known as Community service, is unpaid work performed by a person or group of people for the benefit and betterment of their community without any form of compensation. Example of Service Activities: o A fun run is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running with participants taking part for their own enjoyment rather than competition. o Tree-planting is the process of transplanting tree seedlings, generally for forestry, land reclamation, or landscaping purpose. References: Wolf & McQuitty (2011). Understanding the Do-It-Yourself Consumer: DIY Motivation and Outcomes. Academy of Marketing Science Review 'Standard Terminology Of Ceramic Whitewares And Related Products.' ASTM C 242– 01 (2007.) ASTM International. Pritchard, D.B. (1994). The Encyclopedia of Chess Variants. Games & Puzzles Publications. p. 84. ISBN 978-0-9524142-0-9. Kendall G.; Parkes A.; and Spoerer K. (2008) A Survey of NP-Complete Puzzles, International Computer Games Association Journal, 31(1), pp 13–34. H. W. Orsman, The Dictionary of New Zealand English. Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1999. "Centre for Arts and Design in Toronto, Canada". Georgebrown.ca. 15 February 2011. Archived from the original on 28 October 2011. Retrieved 30 October 2011. "Paint – Definition". Merriam-webster.com. 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2014.